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The Viking Longboat

Mediocre mitten

Story: Connor Frank

February 29, 2016

Filed under Opinion

As I wake up at 6 a.m. and prepare for my morning commute to school, I look out my frost-coated window. Death stares back at me. I ponder how the full might of Jack Frost will soon be bent on icing my veins and stopping my heart....

Openness enhances human experience

Story: Hailey Pecic, Copy Editor

February 1, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Forty years ago, to have premarital sex was considered social suicide. It happened of course, like it has since the beginning of humanity, but it wasn’t discussed. As though it was some magic trigger for Satan himself, the topic...

Openness cheapens human experience

Story: Connor Frank, Staff Writer

February 1, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Sex was never meant to be a lunchroom topic. It used to be kept quiet, only referred to in hushed, indirect forms and never to be broadcasted for the world to know of. However, today we are at a point where sex is ingrained in...

Your Body, Our Choice

Your Body, Our Choice

December 18, 2015

Affection in school gone too far

Story: Mia Salvador, Staff Writer

December 18, 2015

Filed under Opinion

It starts as soon as I walk into school in the morning. As I walk to my gym locker I pass by couples who are on top of each other kissing as if they have just been reunited after years apart. I try to ignore them and go to my...

Respecting the police

Respecting the police

December 18, 2015

Breaking the glass ceiling

Breaking the glass ceiling

November 23, 2015

Underclassmen refuse to acknowledge senior bench tradition

Story: Katelyn Lee, Staff Writer

November 23, 2015

Filed under Opinion

Ever since I can remember, the senior bench has been just that, the senior bench. It is a place where seniors go to socialize and kill time before class and has always been very particular about who sits there. I can still pic...

Meninism meant to be a joke

Story: Conner Heinz, Staff Writer

November 23, 2015

Filed under Opinion

You may have recently seen a small piece of paper hanging above the senior bench, dwarfed by the more prominent signs for Feminism Club and GSA beside it. The sign had but one word on it: #MENINISM. If you’re unfamiliar with...

Gap year proves valid option

Story: Lauren Wey, Staff Writer

November 23, 2015

Filed under Opinion

A gap year can make a huge difference in the life of a high school graduate. However, most parents, and people in general, are strongly against waiting a year to start college after high school. One big reason is people believe...

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